APM Declares State Of Disaster In Districts Affected By Fall Armyworm Outbreak

APM Declares State Of Disaster In Districts Affected By Fall Armyworm Outbreak

The public is hereby being informed that His Excellency the President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in accordance with powers conferred upon him by Section 32(1) of the Disaster Preparedness and Relief Act, has declared all the districts that have been affected by the Fall Armyworm infestation Disaster Areas, with effect from, 15th December, 2017. The […]

Breaking News: Malawi Parliament Rejects Presidential & Parliamentary Bill: Govt 97, Opposition 62

Breaking News: Malawi Parliament Rejects Presidential & Parliamentary Bill: Govt 97, Opposition 62

Malawi Parliament has today rejected the Presidential and Parliamentary Bill with undisputed 97 by 62. This comes barely a day after Parliament deliberated two of the six Bills of the Electoral Reforms Bill which the Malawi Law Commission recommended but passed one and referred the other to Legal Affairs Committee for further scrutiny. The House […]

Road To 2019 Polls: Opinion Polls To Be Regulated

Road To 2019 Polls: Opinion Polls To Be Regulated

A code of conduct for reporting 2019 elections has included a provision whose aim is to regulate opinion polls. In a draft code of conduct which representatives of the media and other stakeholders are discussing in Lilongwe on Wednesday, one of the issues raised is that opinion polls have to be handled carefully. The code […]

Court Stops Chihana From Acting As Aford President…Nullifies All Decisions He Made On That Capacity Since Sept

Court Stops Chihana From Acting As Aford President…Nullifies All Decisions He Made On That Capacity Since Sept

The High Court in Lilongwe has granted a restraining order stopping Enock Chihana from acting as Aford president and nullifies all decisions he has made on that capacity since the expiry of his mandate on 8th September. The court has further ordered the holding of the party convention before end of this month in line […]

Parliament Passes Electoral Reforms Related Bills On Referendum: Government Wins With 92 Votes, Opposition (55)

Parliament Passes Electoral Reforms Related Bills On Referendum: Government Wins With 92 Votes, Opposition (55)

Parliament has today passed one of the electoral reforms related bills on referendum. The house has also sent the Electoral Commission bill to the Legal Affairs committee of parliament. Of great interest during debate on the Referendum bill was that the opposition were asking for some amendments on the bill forcing the house to go […]

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